The amendments accomplish the following: (1) Require an initial assessment to determine whether relative or non-relative placement is an appropriate out-of-home placement; (2) Require a multidisciplinary team staffing to prior to placement in licensed care; (3) Specify factors that must be considered by the multidisciplinary team; (4) Set forth documentation requirements; (5) Establish requirements for the placement and care of children with special behavioral and physical health needs; and (6) Set forth child welfare professional placement responsibilities.